Job prospects Distribution And Transport Logistics Technician in the Estrie Region

National Occupational Classification update

We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "distribution and transport logistics technician" was moved from the group Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) to the group Production and transportation logistics coordinators (NOC 13201).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations" in the Estrie Region or Canada.

Current and future job prospects

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

Recent trends from the past 3 years

The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Assessment Methodology

Job outlook over the next 3 years

distribution and transport logistics technician
Prospects over the next 3 years
Very good

The employment outlook will be very good for Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215) in the Estrie region for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Employment in this occupation depends mainly on trends in manufacturing, trade, transportation and warehousing.
  • Domestic demand, strong exports and imports, and the development of e-commerce are boosting activity in trade and transportation. The flow of goods is significant, which supports the need for these workers.
  • Despite the risks of an economic downturn due to rising prices and interest rates, the wide variety of products, the complexity of global supply chains and customer needs require tighter supply management, which will support the demand for this profession.

Here are some key facts about Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations in the Estrie region:

  • Approximately 320 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Transportation equipment manufacturing (NAICS 336): 12%
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 11%
    • Plastics and rubber products manufacturing (NAICS 326): 8%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 8%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 8%

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour market conditions over the next 10 years

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